Demonstration Project

Federal government approved too much funding for billion-dollar Medicaid demonstration projects, GAO finds

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The federal government is allocating too much money for Medicaid demonstration projects to test new models of care delivery, according to the Government Accountability Office.

Capitated payments popular in states participating in dual eligible demonstration

Capitated payments popular in states participating in dual eligible demonstration

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Of the states participating in federal demonstration programs that coordinate care for dual eligibles, most are pursuing a capitated payment model, a government official said this week.

CMS announces new bundled payment initiative for Medicare providers

A new initiative under the Affordable Care Act will provide bundled payments to healthcare providers — including post-acute facilities — to improve the coordination of care of Medicare beneficiaries when they are discharged from the hospital.